Be careful not to cut yourself. Use heavy-duty gloves or a
cloth to grip the blade.
Only use the specified replacement blade.
Do not remove the impeller (18) for any reason.
To replace the blade:
Turn the appliance onto its side.
Grip the blade (19) with one hand.
Use the spanner supplied to loosen and remove the blade
Replace the blade.
Refit the washer (if fitted before) and nut.
Securely tighten the blade nut.
If your appliance seems not to operate properly, follow the
instructions below. If this does not solve the problem,
please contact your local Black & Decker repair agent.
Warning! Before proceeding, remove the plug from the socket.
Motor buzzes but blade does not move
Carefully remove any obstructions from the blade.
No noise and blade does not move
Check that the power cables are properly connected.
Check the mains fuses.
Mains plug replacement (U.K. & Ireland only)
If a new mains plug needs to be fitted:
Safely dispose of the old plug.
Connect the brown lead to the live terminal in the new plug.
Connect the blue lead to the neutral terminal.
Warning! No connection is to be made to the earth terminal.
Follow the fitting instructions supplied with good quality
plugs. Recommended fuse: 13 A.
Protecting the environment
Black & Decker provides a facility for recycling
Black & Decker products once they have reached
the end of their working life. This service is provided
free of charge. To take advantage of this service
please return your product to any authorised repair
agent who will collect them on our behalf.
You can check the location of your nearest authorised repair
agent by contacting your local Black & Decker office at the
address indicated in this manual. Alternatively, a list of
authorised Black & Decker repair agents and full details of our
after-sales service and contacts are available on the Internet
Weight (excl. cable)
EC declaration of conformity
Black & Decker declares that these products conform to:
98/37/EC, 89/336/EEC, 73/23/EEC, EN 55014, EN 60335,
EN 61000, 2000/14/EC,
Lawn mower, L ≤ 50 cm, Annex VIII, No. 499
SNCH, L-5230 Sandweiler, Luxembourg
Level of sound pressure, measured according to 2000/14/EC:
(sound pressure) 74 dB(A)
(acoustic power) 88 dB(A)
(guaranteed) 96 dB(A)
Hand/arm weighted vibration value according to EN 1032:
Spennymoor, County Durham DL16 6JG,
Black & Decker is confident of the quality of its products and
offers an outstanding guarantee. This guarantee statement is
in addition to and in no way prejudices your statutory rights.
The guarantee is valid within the territories of the Member
States of the European Union and the European Free Trade Area.
If a Black & Decker product becomes defective due to faulty
materials, workmanship or lack of conformity, within 24 months
from the date of purchase, Black & Decker guarantees to
replace defective parts, repair products subjected to fair wear
and tear or replace such products to ensure minimum
inconvenience to the customer unless:
The product has been used for trade, professional or hire
The product has been subjected to misuse or neglect;
The product has sustained damage through foreign
objects, substances or accidents;
Repairs have been attempted by persons other than
authorised repair agents or Black & Decker service staff.
< 2.0 m/s
Director of Consumer Engineering